Speaking at the 2019 evaluation meeting, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, “We are building high-speed train lines as well as high-speed train lines where cargo and passenger transportation can be done together. Bursa-Bilecik, Konya-Karaman, Adana-Osmaniye, Gaziantep-ÇerkezköyThe construction of the 626-kilometer-speed railway line, including Kapıkule-Sivas and Zara, continues. ” said.
Railways in the field of high-speed and non example of Turkey before Erdogan also equip the knowledge that they modernize existing lines with high-speed train line, said:
“Ankara, Istanbul, Konya, Eskişehir high-speed train lines are already serving. In total, more than 53 million citizens have traveled on Ankara-Eskişehir-Istanbul and Ankara-Konya-Istanbul routes. We carried nearly 2019 million passengers in all our railways in 245. We are the 8th in the world in the high-speed train operation and the 6th in Europe. We are still coming to an end in the construction of a high speed train line with a total length of 1889 kilometers between Ankara-İzmir and Ankara-Sivas. We are starting test drives at the end of March at the Büstüeyh-Yerköy-Akdağmadeni section of the Ankara-Sivas line. ”
Erdogan pointed out that they constructed high-speed train lines as well as high-speed train lines where cargo and passenger transportation can be carried out together. “Bursa-Bilecik, Konya-Karaman, Niğde-Mersin, Adana-Osmaniye-Gaziantep-Çerkezköy-The construction of the 1626 kilometer high-speed railway line, which is Kapikule and Sivas-Zara, continues. ”
Erdogan explained the railroad vehicles had also developed domestic industry in order to be produced in Turkey, Sakarya, high-speed trains and subway cars, fast trains scissors in Çankırı, Sivas, Bursa, Afyon, Konya and Ankara Erzincan domestic high-speed train sleepers He said that they have established facilities producing rail fasteners. Turkey is capable of producing diesel and hybrid locomotive as the prototype battery that can work as Erdogan pointed out that the 4th country in the world, continued his speech with these words:
“So far, we have put 150 new generation national freight wagons into service. Starting from the first half of this year, we produce 100 more domestic national freight wagons. 2017 thousand tons of cargo has been carried on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, which we opened in 326. The first train from China last November reached Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, in 18 days using the Marmaray connection. We are also strengthening the ties by adding passenger transportation beside freight transportation to this line. ”